StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/28/2008

LinkedIn launches redesign, makes itself easier to use

The social networking site for professionals launches a redesign that aims to clear some of the contact info clutter.

Magnify.net Raises $1M for Video Discovery, Broadcasting

Video aggregation network, Magnify.net, raises $1 million in initial round of funding.

NBC To Use P2P To Distribute Internet TV

NBC moves forward with Pando partnership to distribute TV shows via P2P technology, but the article points out how NBC’s walled garden approach to distribution could likely hinder the possibility of the technology going mainstream.